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Accreditation for the Dubai Film Market is solely reserved for film industry professionals.

Before accreditation is accepted, the online application must be completely filled in with your personal data as well as any other requested documentation and all fees must be paid in full.

If you are from the film industry, you will have the opportunity to appear in the online Dubai Film Market Guide. By accepting this option during your online registration, you enable us to include your professional information in the guide.

To have your personnel or your company information included in the online guide your record must be complete, including a photograph. Incomplete records, or registrations made after December 1st may not be included in the online guide.

Dubai Film Market accreditation is valid for the duration of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF); it must be clearly displayed and shown upon request to personnel in all areas of the festival.

Badges remain the property of DIFF and must be surrendered upon request.

Accreditation is strictly personal and non-transferable. Each participant may request only one accreditation for a single professional category.

DIFF may accept or turn down an application for accreditation at its sole discretion.

Any request for accreditation made after December 1st or at the DIFF Headquarters, Madinat Jumeriah during the festival will require 48 hours for processing. There will be NO immediate or same day accreditations issued.

Accreditation may be collected on presentation of a valid photo ID as well as the acceptance email (which will be sent to all confirmed and accepted registrants) at the Registration Office located within the DIFF Headquarters. The exact address, dates, and opening hours of the office will be provided in the email confirming your accreditation.



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Industry and Industry Plus accreditation


Professional categories eligible for Industry accreditation requests: Actor, Composer, Costume Designer, Director, Director Of Photography, Cinematographer, Cinema Supplier, Exhibitor, Editor, Production Designer, Screenwriter, Sound Engineer, Technical Industry (i.e. all film-related technical crew), Talent Agent, Law Firm, Post-production, Film Festival, Film Commission, Film Financing, Film Fund, Film Marketing/PR, Publishers, Film Training, Sales Agent, Distributor, Acquisition (Distribution / Television), Producer, Broadcaster.

Industry accreditation: will allow you access to the Dubai Film Market including the Forum, DFM Lounge, Exhibition Stands, DFM Services and networking opportunities. It will also give you free access to festival screenings (limited number of tickets per day and subject to seat availability), with the exception of Opening Night, Closing Night and the Muhr Awards Ceremony. In addition, you will be entitled to pull tickets using your badge 48 hours in advance of the screening.

Professional categories eligible for Industry Plus accreditation requests: Cinema Supplier, Exhibitor, Talent Agent, Law Firm, Post-production, Film Festival, Film Commission, Film Financing, Film Fund, Film Marketing/PR, Sales Agent, Distributor, Acquisition (Distribution / Television), Producer, Broadcaster.

Industry Plus: entitles the holder to all the above benefits as well as the opportunity to meet the projects selected for the Dubai Film Connection co-production market and access to the daily happy hour networking event.



Market and Market Plus Accreditation


Market and Market Plus Accreditation is strictly reserved for film industry professionals that work in the following professional categories: Exhibitor, Film Festival, Film Financing, Film Fund, Sales Agent, Distributor, Acquisition (Distribution / Television), Producer, Broadcaster

Market: accreditation will allow you access to the Dubai Film Market including the Cinetech, Dubai Film Connection, Forum, DFM Lounge, Exhibition Stands, DFM Services and networking opportunities. It will also give you free access to festival screenings (limited number of tickets per day and subject to seat availability), with the exception of Opening Night, Closing Night and the Muhr Awards Ceremony. In addition, you will be entitled to pull tickets using your badge 48 hours in advance of the screening.

Market Plus: entitles the holder to all the above benefits as well access to the daily happy hour networking event.
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